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Los Angeles Rams rookie quarterback Jared Goff could start his first NFL game as early as next Sunday at home against the Miami Dolphins, league sources told ESPN.

If Case Keenum struggles today against the New York Jets, the Rams will consider going to Goff as early as next week, which would create an ideal circumstance.

After playing in New Jersey today, the Rams return to Los Angeles to host the Dolphins. The Rams would like to trot out Goff for his first NFL start at home, in front of a friendly and receptive crowd. But before Los Angeles makes that decision, it wants to see how Keenum plays today.

So Keenum could be playing for his job Sunday against the Jets. Then again, with the Rams faltering and the No. 1 overall pick waiting on the bench, Keenum’s job will be on the line each week he plays.